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My Fair LadyThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020 From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)
Mark Morris Dance Group: PepperlandThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16 New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
NSO Pops: Game ON!The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020 Mesmerizing celebration of symphonic video game music in its world premiere.
The Hip Hop NutcrackerStrathmore
Dec. 17 – 19 Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.
Béla Fleck & The FlecktonesStrathmore
Mon. Dec 2 Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.
Step Afrika! Step XplosionStrathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020 Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.
Washington Performing Arts: Amjad Ali KhanSixth & I
Sat. Nov 16 Amjad Ali Kahn brings his expressive sound to Sixth & I for a family gathering with his sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash.
Washington Performing Arts: Damien SneedSixth & I
Sat. Dec 7 Pianist, organist, vocalist, conductor, composer, producer, arranger, and educator Damien Sneed does it all.
Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22, 2020 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
NSO Pops: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in ConcertThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 Experience the film in HD on a giant screen with composer Nicholas Hooper’s score played live by the NSO.
Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jun. 1, 2020 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
Gloria! A Baroque Italian ChristmasSaint Mark's Episcopal Church
Dec. 13 – 18 Folger Consort journeys to Venice for the holiday's with Vivaldi's beloved Gloria in D, RV589.
Maryland Lyric Opera Orchestra with Leon FleisherStrathmore
Tue. Nov 12
WNO: OtelloThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Nov 16
National Philharmonic: Handel's MessiahStrathmore
Dec. 21 – 22
Embassy of Slovakia: Gala Holiday ConcertEmbassy of Slovakia
Wed. Dec 4
Washington Performing Arts: Taipei Symphony OrchestraStrathmore
Fri. Nov 15
Washington Performing Arts: Midori & ThibaudetStrathmore
Sat. Jan 25, 2020
The Washington Chorus: A Candlelight ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 15 – 22
NPO: Voices of Light, Silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc to Richard Einhorn's ScoreStrathmore
Sat. Nov 23
1,000 years of Sound and MovementThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Nov 19